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New UMD Tech Predicts Ship-Sinking Rogue Waves

Researchers Base Artificial Intelligence System on Measurements of Billions of Ocean Waves

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Colin Vale in a mask and goggles carving a woodpecker with a chainsaw

Carving New Life Into Dead Wood

Alum’s Chainsaw Sculptures Celebrate Nature Throughout D.C. Area

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Bill Fourney pictured through plexiglass

A Peek Inside… Professor Emeritus Bill Fourney’s Office

Engineer Explains How Collection of Exploded Objects Enhances Teaching

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From Magical Machines to Real-World Design

Legend of Zelda Inspires New Engineering Course

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UMD Researchers Are Creating a Bio-Nose That Smells for Real

$2M NSF Grant Supports Project Based on Olfactory Abilities of Living Cells

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$1.2M in NSF Funding Supports Research to Develop New Water and Ice Sensors

UMD-led Project Could Expand Understanding of Climate Change Impacts

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$1M NSF Grant Supports Development of Quantum Sensors

UMD Team Is One of 18 Nationwide Pushing Groundbreaking Measurement Technologies

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Cooling Down the Cloud

$3.5M DOE Award Supports UMD Project to Reduce Energy Use in Data Centers

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AC units on roof

Crank Up the AC, Not Global Warming

Engineers Advance Heating and Cooling Technology to Push for a Greener Future

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New Research Could Spur Broader Use of 2D Materials

UMD, Rice Led Effort That Created Lightweight Material Several Times Stronger Than Steel

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The Modern Battle for Maryland’s Oysters

UMD Researchers Use AI and Robotics to Save Struggling Industry After Diseases (and Pirates) Plunder Cheasapeake’s Bounty

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Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

‘They Are Playing With a Huge Fire’

With Ukraine’s Massive Zaporizhzhia Plant in Putin’s Crosshairs, Nuclear Facilities Must Be Taken off Battlefield, UMD Risk Expert Says

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